|Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang's Remarks on Strong Earthquakes in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan|
Q: Powerful earthquakes have rattled Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan on April 14 and 16, causing huge casualties and property loss. What is China’s comment? Are there Chinese citizens injured in the quakes?
A: China is concerned about the earthquake in Kyushu, and expresses condolences over the loss of lives and sympathies to the bereaved families and the injured. We have conveyed our sympathies to the Japanese side.
At present, there is no report of Chinese casualties. We will continue to closely follow the situation.